Thomas Jefferson High School

Thomas Jefferson High School serves 1,742 students in grades 9 - 12.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 42%.
Thomas Jefferson High School operates within the Federal Way School District.
The school district's 64% graduation rate is lower than the WA state average of 80%.

School Overview

The student population of 1742 students has declined by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,742 students
Thomas Jefferson High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Thomas Jefferson High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers n/a
Thomas Jefferson High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Thomas Jefferson High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The school's diversity score of 0.74 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio n/a n/a
Thomas Jefferson High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.74 0.40
Thomas Jefferson High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
38%
39%
Thomas Jefferson High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
11%
7%
Thomas Jefferson High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 22,499 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 64% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,458 is less than the state average of $11,994. The district revenue/student has grown by 40% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,424 is higher than the state average of $10,499. The district spending/student has grown by 55% over four years.
School District Name Federal Way School District
Number of Schools
Managed
50
4
Number of Students Managed 22,499 912
Federal Way   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 64% 80%
Federal Way   School District Graduation Rate (2002-2010)
District Total Revenue $245 MM $12 MM
Federal Way   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $266 MM $11 MM
Federal Way   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,458 $11,994
Federal Way   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $12,424 $10,499
Federal Way   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Technology Access Foundation Academy (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kilo Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Camelot Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Auburn Camelot Elementary School
    0.6 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 323 students4041 South 298th
    AuburnWA 98001
    (253)945-2500
    0.6PK-5323
  • AuburnValhalla Elementary School
    0.6 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 626 students27847 42nd Av South
    AuburnWA 98001
    (253)945-4300
    0.6PK-5626
  • KentStar Lake Elementary School
    1.1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 500 students4014 South 270th
    KentWA 98031
    (253)945-4000
    1.1PK-5500
  • AuburnKilo Middle School
    1.2 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 541 students4400 South 308th St
    AuburnWA 98001
    (253)945-4700
    1.26-8541
  • AuburnLake Dolloff Elementary School
    1.2 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 389 students4200 South 308th St
    AuburnWA 98001
    (253)945-2800
    1.2PK-5389

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